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Moral‐Aesthetic Judgments of Artifacts

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Our aesthetic judgments in everyday life are often intertwined with moral judgments, such as personal appearance, condition of one's possessions, and environmental eyesores. We also make ... More


Shaping Japanese American Culture

Valerie J. Matsumoto

in City Girls: The Nisei Social World in Los Angeles, 1920-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199752249
eISBN:
9780199377053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752249.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter examines how, within and outside the ethnic enclave, Nisei women played significant roles as agents of culture, adapting mainstream and other ethnic cultural practices, while maintaining ... More


Miso Mama: How Meals Make the Mother in Contemporary Japan

Amanda C. Seaman

in Devouring Japan: Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190240400
eISBN:
9780190240448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190240400.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History, Cultural History

This chapter considers how pregnancy manuals and literature, from the Edo period until present day, advocate strict weight management and a restrictive dietary regime for the mother, warning that ... More


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